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Penrith accommodation in the Lake District

Penrith is a market town in the Eden Valley, Cumbria, just north of the River Eamont, and lies less than 3 miles outside the boundaries of the Lake District National Park. Historically a part of Cumberland, the local authority is Eden District Council, which is based in the town. Penrith was formerly the seat of both Penrith Urban and Rural District Councils. Penrith has no town council of its own, and is the second least populated unparished area, after Berwick-upon-Tweed.
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Hotels in Penrith, The Lake District
 
Penrith Accommodation - George Hotel
from £65
single, twin & double rooms

The traditional George Hotel stands in the very centre of the bustling market town of Penrith on the edge of the Lake District and the North Pennines. Enter through the George Hotel's revolving doors and experience quality and tradition to remind you of bygone days. The nostalgic wood panelling and old local wall prints combine to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, where many generations of loyal visitors have returned time after time. Make this lovely hotel your own homely base when visiting the Lake District and the North Pennines. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - North Lakes - A Shire Hotel & Spa
from £100
single, twin, double & family rooms

Open log fires and cosy lounges create a warm welcome in this luxury 4* hotel. Set just off the M6 near Penrith, it's a great base for exploring The Lakes and the lesser-known Eden Valley. The excellent Spa facilities include a 13m pool, gym, sauna, steam room and 7 treatment rooms; and the Martindale Restaurant boasts Cumbrian specialities as well as classic, seasonal dishes. The hotel caters for company training, team-building events & conferences too. Free parking and high- speed WiFi access. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - The Roundthorn Country House
from £81
double rooms

This Grade II listed Georgian mansion is set in its own landscaped grounds and enjoys panoramic views of the Eden Valley, the Pennines and Lakeland Fells. Overlooking the busy market town of Penrith, the Roundthorn Country House is located in an extremely peaceful and secluded environment, only minutes from the M6 and A66. All of the en suite rooms are unique in character and furnished to the highest standard. The house has its own bar/lounge and a cosy residents' lounge with a real fire in the winter where you can relax and unwind. Served in the Eden Room each morning, the Great Cumbrian Breakfast is guaranteed to prepare you for the day ahead. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - The Brantwood Hotel
from £70
twin & double rooms

The Brantwood Hotel perfectly situated... near ...Ullswater ...the M6 ...the A66 ...and Penrith Perfectly situated for a holiday in the Lake District, breaking your journey along the M6 or simply visiting Penrith for business or pleasure, the Brantwood is an early 18th century former country residence with a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. Standing in secluded gardens in the peaceful and attractive village of Stainton, we are only 3 miles from Ullswater, less than a mile from Junction 40 of the M6 and only a couple of minutes from the A66 which links the beautiful Northern Lakes of Ullswater, Derwentwater, Buttermere, Crummock Water, Bassenthwaite and others.A warm welcome awaits you in the oak beamed bar and dining room. In the main bar area an extensive menu is available all year round offering hot fare or sandwiches and other snacks. The Restaurant offers friendly service, freshly prepared foods from an extensive menu, mostly featuring local produce, and a good selection of wines. The 7 bedrooms are all en-suite with shower, and equipped with colour television, radio, tea/coffee making facilities and direct dial telephone. There is a large secure car park at the rear of the hotel. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Queens Head Inn
from £80
double rooms

Situated in the village of Tirril, offering real Ales, excellent food and a warm welcome is the epitome of an English Country Inn. Dating from 1917 it has a wealth of beams, brasses and memorabilia, as well as four open fireplaces, the largest of which still has in place its original hooks for smoking meats. Formerly known as The Board, the Inn was re-named the Queens Head by its enterprising owner, just in time for Queen Victoria’s coronation. It was the same man, John Bewsher who bought the pub from the Wordsworths in 1836, after it had been in the family for over 20 years. The final sale document known as the “Wordsworth Indenture”, is still on display in the bar. As with quality Inns throughout the ages the Queens Head today produces home cooked food to the highest standard, being one of only three pubs in Cumbria to be recommended in the “Which” Good Food Guide, making use of local produce. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Clifton Hill Hotel
from £35
twin, double & family rooms

This family run Hotel, located in the idyllic village of Clifton, approximately three miles south Penrith and junction 40 of the M6, is set back from the road in its own peaceful and extensive gardens with spectacular views of the Lake District and North Pennines. The hotel is an excellent base for exploring Cumbria, the Lake District, the Eden Valley and Hadrian's Wall. Contact us directly for local information on 01768 862717. Our Bar is open every day from 10am until late offering a wide range of hot & cold beverages, a range of wines from around the world and an extensive bar menu. We specialise in well cooked, beautifully presented food, showcasing the best of local ingredients, and with dishes from around the world to suit all tastes. .this is the perfect place for quality food and family dining. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Edenhall Country Hotel
from £65
double rooms

Located within Inglewood Forest, this independently-run hotel in the idyllic village of Edenhall is only 3 miles from Penrith and junction 40 of the M6. It is an excellent base for exploring Cumbria, the Lake District, the Eden Valley and Hadrian's Wall. The hotel has 20 en suite bedrooms; a fine-dining restaurant, recently awarded a Rosette by the AA; a bar serving hearty meals; and a comfortable residents' lounge and conservatory. The hotel stands on over an acre of well tendered garden - the perfect place for an afternoon drink. Edenhall Country Hotel welcomes a wide range of special events such as dinner parties, shooting, fishing and golf parties, conferences and family events such as weddings. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Sharrow Bay
from £270
double rooms

Sharrow Bay is the original English country house hotel, is able to proudly boast a Michelin star for 13 consecutive years and is credited as the original creator of Sticky Toffee Pudding.The bedrooms offer wonderful accommodation, some with sublime lake views looking out onto the fells and woodlands.Bank house is situated further along the lake , about one mile from the main house and offers five spacious double rooms all with unbelievable views of the lake and fells. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Rampsbeck Country House Hotel
from £95
double rooms

On the shore of Lake Ullswater, Rampsbeck is an elegant, private country house offering peace, pleasure and privacy. Rampsbeck has a restaurant with 3 AA Rosettes. The candlelit dining room has superb lake views and serves modern French and English cuisine. The bedrooms are all individual and come with special features. Most rooms have been newly refurbished. The 18th-century building has spectacular views of the lake and fells. It stands in 18 acres of parkland and gardens with lake frontage. It is listed as one of the most beautifully situated hotels in Great Britain. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Temple Sowerby House Hotel
from £90
double rooms

This delightfully peaceful country house hotel is situated in the centre of a conservation village in the Eden Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty between the Lake District and the Pennines. The Temple Sowerby Bypass opened in October 2007, returning the village to a true a quiet rural setting, yet less than 10 minutes from the M6. Elegant rooms, discreet service, AA 2 Rosette cuisine and personal attention are the hallmarks of the hotel's relaxed hospitality. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Royal Hotel
from £75
double rooms

Nestled peacefully amongst the Eastern Lakeland Fells and located on many of the best-loved Lakeland walks, this charming country retreat is ideal for a peaceful break in Dockray.Run by a charismatic and friendly family, the Inn provides a relaxed, informal but efficient service, well suited to the Lakeland way of life. The Helvellyn and High Street mountain ranges are right on the doorstep, which makes The Royal Hotel an ideal and comfortable base for walkers.The facilities include 10 en suite bedrooms, a large restaurant and a bar that boasts a fine selection of wines, locally produced Real Ales and malt whiskies. (back to top)


Bed and Breakfasts in Penrith, The Lakes
 
Penrith Accommodation - The White House Experience
from £49
single, twin, double, triple & family rooms

This licensed country guest house is situated just 3 kilometres (2 miles) from junction 40 of the M6/A66, offering you a small, luxurious and homely alternative to regular travel accommodation. Some hotels and guesthouses can be very impersonal and soulless, treating each guest as little more than a name or number. At The White House, we are very different, focusing our efforts on providing a personal and unique service, where all our guests are treated as individuals. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Laurel House
from £50
double rooms

Laurel House is a delightful 18th-century farmhouse in the quiet Cumbrian village of Culgaith, near Penrith. It is a Visit Britain 4-Star Gold-rated B&B with well-appointed rooms. Laurel House is 10 minutes from junction 40 of the M6 and ideally situated for exploring the Lake District, or as a stopover on the way to Scotland. An excellent breakfast featuring locally sourced produce with homemade bread and preserves will ensure a good start to the day. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Bank House
from £76
twin, double & family rooms

Bank House is a large beautiful period house with original terraced gardens, which enjoys magnificent views over the town to the Lakedistrict beyond. Rooms are large and beautifully decorated. and ensuites where possible are roomy and all have double sized showers . In the morning from your period dining room you can enjoy an absolutely excellently and imaginatively cooked breakfast with several home baked breads for you to choose from. An absolutely fresh fruit salad prepared that morning and freshly squeezed orange juice, followed by a cooked breakfast from a large choice including several vegetarian options. Food is sourced locally and we have a wide selection of local jams chutneys and sauces some award winning. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Punchbowl Inn
from £85
twin & double rooms

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at the family run Punchbowl Inn and Restaurant.Featured in the 2008 Good Pub GuideThe Inn is an ideal location for country sports. Deer stalking, pheasant and grouse shooting can be arranged through the local estates. You can also spend time fly-fishing for salmon and trout on the Rivers Eden, Eamont and Lowther (day or weekly tickets can be arranged through the Inn). Golf can be arranged on the many local golf courses. Situated in the heart of the Lowther Estate, opposite Askham Hall - The home of the Earl of Lonsdale - The punchbowl Inn is an 18th Century coaching inn which offers the best in old world charm and hospitality. Within easy reach from the M6 motorway and the A6 trunk road, it makes an ideal base for an overnight stay or holiday. We are also well placed to break your journey between England and Scotland. With the beautiful Lake District on our door step you can soon be in some of the most dramatic countryside in England and visit any of the Cumbria market towns. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Brackenrigg Inn
from £40
twin & double rooms

Welcome to the Brackenrigg - an 18th century coaching inn overlooking Ullswater in the heart of the beautiful English Lake District. Our guests enjoy stunning views of the lake and the surrounding fells from our dining room, bar, lounge, terrace, garden and from most of our comfortable, en-suite bedrooms. The general quality of the facilities is, of course, what you should expect from an AA 3-Star Inn. We offer a very flexible range of rooms, from affordable standard rooms to superior rooms to ground floor suites - one of which has full disabled facilities. Each suite can also be combined with a superior room upstairs to form a spacious apartment, ideal for families and small groups. All of our bedrooms are en-suite, some with shower only and others with bath and shower. We have excellent wheelchair access to our public areas: bar, lounge and dining room. Three of our rooms are dog-friendly and, of course, we also welcome guide dogs. A number of our rooms are ideal for families, too. We can offer activity options, a secure cycle shed and a wealth of local knowledge to guests as well as very flexible conference facilities to small business groups. Our excellent, well-chosen range of wines and local beers complement the menus perfectly and our bar, with its local character and open fire is there for you to relax in even more. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Norcroft Guest House
from £40
single, twin, double, triple & family rooms

The Norcroft Guest House is just a five-minute walk from Penrith town centre, a delightful market town offering a rich and interesting history along with a good variety of shops, pubs and restaurants. Penrith is situated close to the M6, which makes it an ideal location for those wanting to explore the Lake District and all it has to offer. Equally this location is ideal as a halfway house for those travelling up and down the country. For the energetic Penrith is located on the Coast-to-Coast cycle route.We have a choice of single, twin, double or family (up to five guests) rooms. All rooms are en-suite (many with newly refurbished bathrooms), with TV and tea and coffee making facilities. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Crosby B&B
from £55
single, double & family rooms

Crosby provides lovely Bed & Breakfast accommodation in the delightful market town of Penrith, Cumbria, perfectly located for touring the beautiful Lake District, Eden Valley and Hadrian's Wall. Wi-Fi access in all rooms The Scottish Border is only 20 miles north on the M6, making Crosby an ideal overnight stop when travelling to and from Scotland. Crosby, just 5 minutes drive from the M6 motorway and the A66, is a Victorian town house located in a quiet part of town now designated as a conservation area, yet only 5 minutes from Penrith town centre and numerous lovely shops and eating places. (back to top)


Penrith Accommodation - Netherdene Country House
from £35
single, twin, double & family rooms

Welcome to Netherdene, our country house bed and breakfast set in its own beautiful garden in the English Lake District National Park. Netherdene hasbeen welcoming guests through its doors f or many years and would like to extend a warm welcome to guests old and new. Located in the hamlet of Troutbeck, near to the local inn, Netherdene offers real Lakeland hospitality. Whether you want a relaxing break, a well placed base from which to explore the lakes or a stopover on a coast to coast adventure, our comfortable family friendly accommodation offers real value for money.We are situated half way between Penrith and Keswick. Penrith is at J40 of the M6 motorway and also benefits from excellent rail links. This prime location means we are ideally placed for the picturesque lake Ullswater with its famous steamers that run all year round. A pleasant 4 mile walk will take you to the foot of Blencathra and its famous Sharp Edge. (back to top)


Cottages in Penrith, Lake District
 
Penrith accommodation - Honeysuckle Cottage
from £165 for 3 nights
cottage for four people

Close to the River Eamont which flows out of Ullswater, this delightful terraced holiday cottage has a pleasing outlook over a small garden and through the trees to the river. It is furnished to a good standard in a pleasing cottage style. The thriving market town of Penrith with its castle ruins, shops, pubs and restaurants is within easy walking distance of 1 mile, while the Lake District and Ullswater are only 5 miles. An excellent touring base for touring the northern Lake District and the northern Pennines. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - The Cowshed
from £173 for 3 nights
cottage for two & three people

This very charming, detached 17th century holiday cottage oozes character and was originally built as a coach house, used as a cow shed and then as an antique shop. It retains many features including stone flag floors, exposed walls and beams and is furnished and decorated to a very good standard with numerous objects in keeping with its character. Penrith is a lovely market town with nice shops, lots of restaurants and scenic walks to enjoy. Ullswater is 6 miles and the Roman Wall is 30 miles. The lakes offer great watersports, horse riding, paragliding, golf, tennis and bowls. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Hunter's Chase
from £527 for 3 nights
cottage for nine people

This modern detached house is well equipped with excellent facilities, affording every comfort for an enjoyable and relaxing stay. Its interior is one of contemporary delight: there is an interesting blend of limestone, wood and sandstone flooring, oak fittings, and a kitchen complemented by its fashionable black marble surfaces and use of stainless steel. With its own garden and furnished sitting-out area, it stands in a small development of five houses, commanding farmland views from all its windows, just off the Penrith to Ullswater route – making an ideal touring base. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Wordsworth Cottage
from £506 for 7 nights
cottage for five people

This charming Grade II listed house is part of the small estate once owned by Wordsworth’s grandfather. Rebuilt to high standards, it retains many original features, having oak beams, floors and stairs. It is light, warm and spacious and is stylishly furnished. Excellent access to lakes and fells. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Crosslands
from £289 for 7 nights
cottage for four people

This very comfortably furnished and well-equipped single-storey property stands on its own, in a pretty and private garden, at the northern approach to the Lake District, with superb open views of rolling countryside from its principal rooms. Set in the small village of Tirril, which boasts an excellent inn (National Pub of the Year 2003) with high quality food, the cottage is a good base for hill walkers, with both the Pennines and the Cumbrian Fells less than half an hour’s drive. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - The Mains
from £250 for 7 nights
cottage for three people

Luxuriously furnished to provide an elegant holiday base for the northern lakes, this cottage is quietly set in the village of Stainton, just 3 miles from Ullswater. Walking is from the doorstep and the Lakeland Fells are a tempting invitation for the more energetic. The village has a pub, restaurant, farm shop and tea rooms (5 minute walk), with the market town of Penrith 2 miles and Keswick 14 miles for those who wish to browse the quaint shops and tea rooms. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - The Milbarn
from £193 for 3 nights
cottage for two people

Formerly part of the village mill, this atmospheric barn conversion stands on the banks of the Lowther, approached by a 50 metre track attached to the owner’s 18th-century cottage. Boasting original beams, river views, fishing (fishing licence required) and walking from the door, it is ideally situated within the Lake District National Park. Windermere, Penrith and Ullswater are all within easy driving distance. A perfect holiday retreat. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Bank House
from £234 for 3 nights
cottage for four people

A good sized family house and garden in an elevated riverside location with views of open countryside and fells adjoins the owner’s farmhouse, working farm and small private holiday park. The location provides the start of many low and high level walks in this unspoilt part of the Lake District National Park. A perfect location for peace and quiet yet close to pubs, shops, cafes, lake and steamer trips. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Fern Cottage
from £306 for 3 nights
cottage for four people

Overlooking the village green, this delightful cottage has been furnished with great style and charm and makes a wonderful holiday base for touring the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Adjoining another property, it is immaculately presented, and makes for a pleasant stay in both winter and summer alike - romantic winter evenings can be spent around the open fire, or balmy evenings with a glass of chilled wine in the conservatory, which opens out onto a very pretty, and secluded cottage garden. This much sought-after rural community has, on a number of occasions, won the title of Eden’s Best Kept Village. There is excellent walking and cycling in the area. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Mews Cottage
from £264 for 7 nights
cottage for three people

Tucked away in a quiet position within the lakeside village of Pooley Bridge, this charming stone built cottage, with its own private little garden, enjoys picturesque views towards Barton Fell. Accessed via the owner’s property, the holiday cottage has been renovated and offers very well equipped cosy accommodation with tasteful decor and furnishings. A pleasant 200 yard stroll leads to Lake Ullswater where steam boat trips can be taken, or combined with walking to fully appreciate the spectacular scenery, some of the best in Lakeland. A perfect choice for peace and relaxation, yet in a central location in this Lakeside village. Water sports, pony trekking, golf and fishing available locally. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Eusebank
from £289 for 7 nights
cottage for five people

Quietly situated only 300 yards from the shore of Lake Ullswater, this charming and spacious detached holiday bungalow has been carefully refurbished and well equipped, enjoying pleasant views of the surrounding fields and fells. It stands in its own garden close to the centre of the popular lakeside village of Pooley Bridge. Watersports, golf, pony trekking locally, or cruise up the lake on the Ullswater Steamers. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Barton School House
from £430 for 3 nights
cottage for six people

Barton Hall Farm can be found just outside Pooley Bridge, the village at the outfall of Lake Ullswater. Set in the countryside on a traditional working farm, this area offers some of the most wonderful landscapes in the region from the privacy of a secluded rural setting. It is minutes from Lake Ullswater, with its walking, water-sports and ponderous steamers making their regal-like journeys up and down the lake in the shadow of the majestic fells. This area offers many forms of recreation, whatever season you choose to visit. All three cottages have been tastefully converted from original old stone farm buildings; and wherever possible the original features have been retained. Old pitch pine beams stretch unhindered through bedrooms and across stairways and the local slate and sandstone are in evidence throughout. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Stone Barn
from £283 for 7 nights
cottage for four people

Barton Hall Farm can be found just outside Pooley Bridge, the village at the outfall of Lake Ullswater. Set in the countryside on a traditional working farm, this area offers some of the most wonderful landscapes in the region from the privacy of a secluded rural setting. It is minutes from Lake Ullswater, with its walking, water-sports and ponderous steamers making their regal-like journeys up and down the lake in the shadow of the majestic fells. This area offers many forms of recreation, whatever season you choose to visit. All three cottages have been tastefully converted from original old stone farm buildings; and wherever possible the original features have been retained. Old pitch pine beams stretch unhindered through bedrooms and across stairways and the local slate and sandstone are in evidence throughout. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Garden Cottage
from £291 for 3 nights
cottage for seven people

Situated ½ mile from the shores of Lake Ullswater, in superb surroundings. This working farm borders the River Eamont and is close to the craggy peaks of the lakeland fells. Fells nearby include the High Street range, 1 mile, and Helvellyn, 8 miles. Penrith, 6 miles. Windermere, 13 miles. Access is via a small, private holiday park under the same ownership. Good location for peace and quiet yet only 1/4 mile walk to Pooley Bridge with shops, pubs, cafes and steamer trips. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Riverbank Cottage
from £302 for 7 nights
cottage for five people

Situated ½ mile from the shores of Lake Ullswater, in superb surroundings. This working farm borders the River Eamont and is close to the craggy peaks of the lakeland fells. Fells nearby include the High Street range, 1 mile, and Helvellyn, 8 miles. Penrith, 6 miles. Windermere, 13 miles. Access is via a small, private holiday park under the same ownership. Good location for peace and quiet yet only 1/4 mile walk to Pooley Bridge with shops, pubs, cafes and steamer trips. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Mill Moor Cottage
from £324 for 7 nights
cottage for seven people

Barton Hall Farm can be found just outside Pooley Bridge, the village at the outfall of Lake Ullswater. Set in the countryside on a traditional working farm, this area offers some of the most wonderful landscapes in the region from the privacy of a secluded rural setting. It is minutes from Lake Ullswater, with its walking, water-sports and ponderous steamers making their regal-like journeys up and down the lake in the shadow of the majestic fells. This area offers many forms of recreation, whatever season you choose to visit. All three cottages have been tastefully converted from original old stone farm buildings; and wherever possible the original features have been retained. Old pitch pine beams stretch unhindered through bedrooms and across stairways and the local slate and sandstone are in evidence throughout. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Holly House
from £549 for 3 nights
cottage for ten people

This charming, spacious village house has been totally refurbished and provides an excellent standard of holiday accommodation in the heart of the attractive lakeside village of Pooley Bridge, adjoining the owner’s other property. Well-equipped and comfortably furnished, it has five en-suite bedrooms and will equally suit couples or family groups. Enjoy being close to all the village amenities with the added bonus of having a peaceful large garden to the rear of the property with views across open fields. Just a short walk will take you to the shore of Ullswater where there are all year round regular steamers travelling the sinuous length of the lake, calling at Howton on the way south to Glenridding. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Barnstead
from £355 for 7 nights
cottage for four people

Situated just off the main street in this bustling village, this delightful single storey, semi-detached cottage has been lovingly converted from a barn into a holiday cottage full of charm. Furnished and equipped to a good standard, this cottage is just yards from the pubs and shops, and a short walk to Ullswater, with its lake and breathtaking scenery, to catch the boat with its wonderful mountain views down to Glenridding and Patterdale. There is superb fell walking all around with Helvellyn and Blencathra within easy reach. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Stone Barn
from £248 for 7 nights
cottage for two people

Barton Hall Farm can be found just outside Pooley Bridge, the village at the outfall of Lake Ullswater. Set in the countryside on a traditional working farm, this area offers some of the most wonderful landscapes in the region from the privacy of a secluded rural setting. It is minutes from Lake Ullswater, with its walking, water-sports and ponderous steamers making their regal-like journeys up and down the lake in the shadow of the majestic fells. This area offers many forms of recreation, whatever season you choose to visit. All three cottages have been tastefully converted from original old stone farm buildings; and wherever possible the original features have been retained. Old pitch pine beams stretch unhindered through bedrooms and across stairways and the local slate and sandstone are in evidence throughout. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Cracoe
from £422 for 3 nights
cottage for seven to eight people

This charming, detached holiday home is immaculately presented providing welcoming accommodation, which stands on the fringe of the delightful lakeside village of Pooley Bridge. Straddling the River Eamont at the head of Ullswater, Pooley Bridge is graced by its 16th century bridge and its wide main street is lined with quaint gift shops, tea shops and tourist services, which look over the lake. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Winn's Cottage
from £276 for 7 nights
cottage for four people

An individual, traditional holiday cottage situated in a country lane, just half a mile from the shore of Ullswater, one of England’s most beautiful lakes. This home from home is immaculately presented, well furnished and equipped. The lakeside village of Pooley Bridge is 10 minutes walk away. Penrith market town is 5 miles. A variety of walks abound, as do excellent sporting and touring opportunities. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Laithes Mill Cottage
from £181 for 3 nights
cottage for five people

Idyllic setting beside a stream, 3 miles from the Lake District National Park, this charming, detached, 18th-century oak-beamed holiday cottage enjoys large gardens, surrounded by quiet lanes for easy driving, cycling and walking. Penrith, 4 miles, has shops, restaurants, a castle, museum and swimming pool. The Discovery Centre, ’Rheged’ is Europes largest grass covered village, only 2 miles from Penrith. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Alpine Cottage
from £178 for 3 nights
cottage for five people

This extensively renovated holiday property was once a barn attached to the 18th century cottage. To the rear is a small garden and paved sitting out area. Centrally located in the small village of Cliburn there are some wonderful cycle routes along quiet country roads leading to other picturesque villages and pubs. Good walking on the nearby Pennine range. The beautiful old market town of Appleby is 6 miles. Excellent touring centre for the Eden Valley, Lakes and Yorkshire Dales. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Mattinson House
from £222 for 7 nights
cottage for four to five people

Tucked away with a lovely garden, this cosy and traditional detached holiday cottage stands in a quiet corner of the village. A lovely welcome awaits you. Salkeld is in the Eden Valley between the Lake District and the northern Pennines and makes a good base to tour the area. It is a pretty village, having won the Best Kept Village Competition several times. Good walks nearby. Fishing permits obtained from local inn.. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - The Stable
from £167 for 3 nights
cottage for two people

This delightful semi-detached cottage offers attractive accommodation for 2. Located in the quiet picturesque village of Great Salked near Penrith, ideally located to explore the Northern Lake District. There is excellent walking, from gentle to more challenging routes in the nearby mountains. Within easy driving distance of Ullswater, with fantastic scenery. The historic town of Penrith is well worth a visit, with all its excellent shops, pubs and restaurants. As the cottage has an attractive private garden in which to retreat to, after fulfilling days out, there is something for everyone. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Goose Garth
from £205 for 3 nights
cottage for four people

In a secluded position in the Lowther Valley this 17th-century converted barn overlooks fields and trees in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Only 6 miles from Penrith (M6, junction 40), where there is a golf course. Fishing and riding are available within 3 miles. Askham outdoor heated swimming pool, 1 mile. There are many local walks on the edge of the Lake District National Park, with Ullswater 4 miles and Keswick 16 miles away. To the east is the beautiful Eden Valley, to the north Carlisle, Hadrian’s Wall and the Scottish border country. A perfect holiday base. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Dairy Cottage
from £178 for 3 nights
cottage for three to four people

Part of a Georgian folly built at the time of the American War of Independence, this fascinating cottage was originally the dairy serving Fort Putnam. Standing in grounds that command superb views of Saddleback, the Eden Valley and Lake District National Park, within the sympathetically redeveloped fort, it enjoys comfortable accommodation and use of a peaceful garden. An ideal holiday base for exploring the Northern lakes and fells, with the pretty village of Greystoke close by. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Sunnybank
from £306 for 3 nights
cottage for six people

Situated in a conservation village in the Eden Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Temple Sowerby is a very picturesque, sandstone village and an ideal base for touring both the Pennines and the Lake District. Overlooking the village green this charming holiday cottage, one of a row, is attractive, welcoming and well presented with some lovely original features. The surrounding scenery is spectacular and there is excellent walking and cycling from the doorstep and fishing nearby. Water sports plus a lake cruise are available on Ullswater (12 miles) and there is a spectacular drive along the lakeside and over Kirkstone Pass dropping down into Windermere. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Beck Mill Cottage
from £599 for 3 nights
cottage for ten people

Attractively positioned above a mill pond, this outstanding detached property is set within two acres of grounds and has uninterrupted views to the Pennines. The flat plateau of Cross Fell dominates the horizon and creates an amazing backdrop which is ever changing – in particular the stunning sunsets can be enjoyed from both inside and outside from the patio areas. Although a traditional style of cottage, the interior has been totally modernised to a high standard with an excellent level of presentation and attention to detail. This lovely holiday cottage is ideal for families and friends exploring one of the loveliest corners of England. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Herbage Cottage
from £157 for 3 nights
cottage for two people

This charming single storey 17th century holiday cottage is situated in the beautiful landscape of the Eden Valley and offers warm and cosy accommodation. Modern comforts blend well with original character features, and a working cast iron range provides a delightful romantic ambience, making this a perfect retreat for two. Standing adjacent to the owner’s home, the holiday cottage enjoys its own pretty front garden and a field for grazing if you wish to bring a horse or pony. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Hayrigg Barn
from £155 for 3 nights
cottage for four people

Hayrigg is an attractively presented holiday property with a light and open plan living area. Adjoining the owners home, and one of a row of four, it is situated in the pretty village of Skirwith, which lies on the edge of the Pennine Hills in the beautiful Eden Valley, ideal for cycling, walking or fishing in peaceful surroundings. Great Dunn Fell and Cross Fell are nearby. The lakes and fells of the Lake District National Park are within 10 miles. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - The Cottage
from £224 for 7 nights
cottage for four people

This delightful 19th century terraced holiday cottage is full of charm and character with an open fire and is well equipped. There are views of the nearby Pennine Hills providing excellent walking and 8 miles away is the bustling town of Penrith with its shops, pubs and restaurants. Langwathby and its station on the Settle Carlisle Railway is 3 miles while the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and Northumbria are within easy reach. There are also facilities for bird watching, fishing and golf while Ullswater is easily accessible by car. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Land Ends
from £992 for 3 nights
cottage for sixteen people

Situated in a magical setting within 25 acres of woodland, fields, gardens and lakes, this large, comfortable holiday home with all bedrooms fully en-suite, is perfect for country lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. Set around an attractive paved courtyard with fish pond it is peacefully located adjacent to the owner’s home and stands a few yards from one of two private lakes which are perfect for an evening stroll and enjoying the abundance of bird and wildlife. This wonderful setting on the slopes of Little Mell Fell is only 11/4 miles from Ullswater, which is the second largest of the lakes but arguably the most dramatic with its mountains sweeping down to the shoreline from every viewpoint. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Loadpot
from £205 for 3 nights
cottage for two to four people

Set amidst glorious scenery with unrivalled views over Ullswater and the surrounding fells this first and second floor holiday apartment is part of Wreay Mansions, a small exclusive development of homes. The open plan living area is furnished in a contemporary style and is ideal for couples and small families. There are many walks in the area from lakeside strolls and waterfalls to more challenging routes on fells such as Blencathra and Hellvelyn. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Force Mill
from £392 for 3 nights
cottage for six people

Force Mill enjoys one of the most picturesque locations in the Eden Valley, which is on the eastern side of Cumbria, on the fringe of the Lake District. The whitewashed, sandstone cottage is positioned right on the beautiful Eden riverbank and overlooks a tumbling weir; this is a truly idyllic location. Force Mill is a delightful, detached, Grade II listed, stone farmhouse which has been completely transformed into an immaculate holiday home. Retaining its original cottage character, its charm is enhanced by beautiful furnishings and modern fittings. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Wellgarth Cottage
from £265 for 3 nights
cottage for six people

On a small courtyard development, converted from farm buildings, this property, adjacent to the owner’s home, is well equipped and tastefully furnished. Peacefully located close to the Lakes and undulating scenery of the Pennines. Situated in the charming village of Newby which nestles between the Northern Pennines and Lakes. Haweswater and Ullswater, for sailing, only a short drive. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - Cracked Holm
from £599 for 3 nights
cottage for six people

Crakeld Holm enjoys a most picturesque location in the Eden Valley, which is on the eastern side of Cumbria, on the fringe of the Lake District. It nestles in an idyllic, scenic, rural setting overlooking the beautiful River Eden. It is renovated, furnished and presented to a high standard. The property was originally a sandstone bank barn dating from the 18th century but is now transformed into a fabulous detached four-bedroom house. Much of the original character has been retained, in particular the main entrance with its lovely sandstone archway which leads into the original upper hayloft. This is now a dramatic open-plan living area and kitchen with traditional slit windows, hefty timber beams and high ceiling. The room itself is a showstopper, only bettered by the wonderful southerly view from the French windows and balcony out over the river and viaduct beyond. (back to top)


Penrith accommodation - The Lodge
from £262 for 3 nights
cottage for two people

Crakeld Holm enjoys a most picturesque location in the Eden Valley, which is on the eastern side of Cumbria, on the fringe of the Lake District. It nestles in an idyllic, scenic, rural setting overlooking the beautiful River Eden. It is renovated, furnished and presented to a high standard. The property was originally a sandstone bank barn dating from the 18th century but is now transformed into a fabulous detached four-bedroom house. Much of the original character has been retained, in particular the main entrance with its lovely sandstone archway which leads into the original upper hayloft. This is now a dramatic open-plan living area and kitchen with traditional slit windows, hefty timber beams and high ceiling. The room itself is a showstopper, only bettered by the wonderful southerly view from the French windows and balcony out over the river and viaduct beyond. (back to top)


Hostels in Penrith, Cumbria
 
Ambleside accommodation - Ambleside Backpackers
from £16
a range of rooms private and shared

Offers the best backpacker facilities in the area:
* Reasonable charges with longer stay reduction.
* Ideally situated, 5 minutes from bus.
* 72 beds in a large traditional Lakeland cottage.
* Newly refurbished, clean, comfortable and warm.
* Manager on site, no lock out, no curfew. (back to top)


Ambleside accommodation - YHA Ambleside
from £20
a range of rooms private and shared

This large hostel is just outside a busy village on the shores of Lake Windermere. The views from the hostel lounge and many of the waterfront bedrooms are outstanding. There are forty-three 2-5 bedded and sixteen 6-8 bedded rooms. (back to top)


Caravan Parks and Camping near Penrith
 
Whitbarrow Village Resort
from £338
apartment for 3 & 4 and cottage for 6

Ideally positioned in the glorious Lake District midway between Penrith and Keswick, Whitbarrow Village Resort offers the perfect base from which to explore the wonders of this stunning area. This peaceful resort, ideal for all the family, boasts the perfect selection of well appointed cottages and exclusive apartments, for a superb holiday at any time of year. Cobbled village streets winding between natural stone buildings make this the ideal spot to completely relax whilst the excellent range of leisure facilities, including an indoor heated pool, spa bath and sauna are just waiting to be enjoyed. For the more active an 18 hole crazy golf and children's adventure play area are all at hand. (back to top)


Thanet Well Lodges
from £293
lodges for 4 & 6

Commanding one of the most spectacular views towards Carrock Fell, Blencartha and Bowscale Fell, the luxurious lodges at Thanet Well Lodges offer you a secluded rural retreat in a dramatic and truly unique setting. Perfect for getting away from the hustle and bustle of modern life, Thanet Well Lodges sits on the edge of Greystoke Forest just outside the Lake District National Park, in an area renowned for its scenic splendour, character and wealth of activities and attractions. There's something to suit everyone here. Those wishing to take it easy can relax and explore the many beauty spots, while the more adventurous enjoy mountain biking, hang-gliding, paragliding, climbing, canoeing and dinghy sailing. (back to top)


Bassenthwaite Lakeside Lodges, Grasmere
from £385 short break
lodges for 4 to 6 people

Nestling at the foot of the dramatic Skiddaw Mountain, on the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake, these superb lodges offer an idyllic setting in one of the Lake District's most gloriously unspoilt areas. Breathtaking views, tranquil surroundings and wonderful walks are yours to enjoy. Historic houses, gardens, castles, monuments, museums and many fascinating craft shops and galleries are all within 30 minutes drive of this small and exclusive park, which holds the David Bellamy Gold Award for conservation. (back to top)


Accommodation in Keswick

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